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item material rodante

English translation: rolling stock

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19:47 Apr 30, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Portuguese term or phrase: item material rodante
The phrase comes from a paragraph about investments by railway companies. The entire sentence and part of the next:

"O item material rodante é o que vai absorver mais recursos. As principais encomendas serão 12 locomotivas Dash-9..."
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English translation:rolling stock
Explanation:
Rolling stock items will absorb most resources.
Selected response from:

Paulo Wengorski
Local time: 00:09
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Summary of answers provided
narolling materialaparecida
naThe rolling stock
Rodolfo Beneyto
na"Buying new rolling stock will absorb a lot of the resources."
Ivan Costa Pinto
naThe heading rolling stock is that which will absorb most resourcesMichael Fulton
naRolling stockxxxLumen
narolling stockPaulo Wengorski


  

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1 hr
rolling stock


Explanation:
Rolling stock items will absorb most resources.

Paulo Wengorski
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1 hr
Rolling stock


Explanation:
Rolling stock items will be more costly (more expensive).

xxxLumen
Brazil
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5 hrs
The heading rolling stock is that which will absorb most resources


Explanation:
It might also be rendered as: 'The item rolling stock is that which will absorb most resources'.

Michael Fulton
United Kingdom
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8 hrs
"Buying new rolling stock will absorb a lot of the resources."


Explanation:
"Buying new rolling stock will absorb a lot of the resources. Orders for 12
Dash-9 locomotives will be...\"

Ivan Costa Pinto
United States
Local time: 21:09
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12 hrs
rolling material


Explanation:
rolling material item will absorb more resources

aparecida
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1 day 23 hrs
The rolling stock


Explanation:
This refers to the engines, wagons, etc., that run on a railway.

Rodolfo Beneyto
Portugal
Local time: 03:09
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